iOS 4.3 Beta 2 Confirms Camera, FaceTime, Photo Booth and Social Features for iPad 2
As we reported earlier, iOS 4.3 Beta 2 has been seeded to developers. “Find My Friends” was discovered in the first Beta which shipped about a week ago. And now in the second beta, 9to5Mac points out that two new features are coming to iOS devices, namely, “Photo Streams” and “Media Streams”.
Photo Streams will allow you to invite your friends to view your photographs as you take them, and upload them to Apple’s cloud service.
With Photo Streams, you will also be allowed to invite" other users to view your pictures as you take them and upload them to a service. This service looks like it is connected to MobileMe, and we speculate that “Media Stream” can be directly connected to “Find my Friends.” We think Find my Friends will be another aspect of Apple’s social network, a part of a free MobileMe, where you can choose to view your friends’ “Photo Streams” all on that same map.
According to some text found in the iOS 4.3 Beta 2, this is what “PhotoStreams” will allow you to do:
Photo Stream uploads and stores the last thirty days of your photos on MobileMe and downloads them to all of your devices.
Also, some more evidence has been found related to Camera, FaceTime and Photo Booth apps coming to the iPad 2. An image (possibly of iPad 2) has been found with the following apps on the homescreen. The purpose of this image is to preview your chosen wallpaper on the homescreen.
FaceTime for iPad will allow iPad 2 users to video call users with iPhone 4, iPod touch 4th Generation, and Mac owners. The Camera application will obviously allow you to take pictures and videos. Last but not the least, the Photo Booth app will allow users to take fun photos and apply different filters to their images. Some of the filters found in the Beta include Thermal Camera, Mirror, X-Ray, Kaleidoscope, Light Tunnel, Squeeze, Twirl and Stretch. (via MacRumors)
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